R U D I B E Y E R , German and European Patent-, Trademark & Design Attorney
German and European patent, trademark and design attorney. Diploma-Engineer, Dipl.-Ing. Admitted to all relevant authorities and courts.
More than 35 years of experience as counsel and lobbyist for clients, with a special focus on all matters regarding to Intellectual Property.
Client base is both national and international, especially from the USA.
Practice: Patents, brands, trademarks, unfair competition law, US patent litigation (Molins v. Textron), employee inventor law, utility models, designs, counterfeiting products, evaluation of Intellectual Property portfolios, licensing, copyrights, telecommunication.
Professional education: Diploma Engineer at the University of Essen. Legal studies at Bochum University school of law. Patent bar exam, Munich. Patent department Volkswagen (VW) AG, Wolfsburg. Head of patent department of a group of companies (machine manufacturer). Patent attorney in leading international patent firm in Duesseldorf. Established own patent law firm new Duesseldorf.
Memberships: GRUR, AIPPI, FICPI, ICC Paris, Association of northrhine-westfalian patent attorneys.
P E T E R B E Y E R, LL.M. (Univ. of Virginia), German Attorney-at-law, Officially certified IP Specialist (Fachanwalt für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz)
German Attorney-at-law, European Trademark and Design Attorney. Master of Laws, LL.M. University of Virginia School of Law, UVA. Admitted to the German bar and all relevant authorities and courts. Admitted to the Office for the Harmonization of the Internal Market, OHIM, Alicante, Spain. Chairman, German Club UVA Alumni Association; Vice President, UVA School of Law Alumni Association, European Chapter; Member, city parliament; member, Lions-Club.
Clients are national and international companies, with a focus on business operations in the EU, USA and Asia.
Practice: Trademarks, brands, domains, unfair competition, licensing, counterfeiting, copyrights, German and US patent law, contracts, cooperation and development agreements, general commercial law, professional law and advertising law of medical doctors, medical law.
Professional education: Law school, Duesseldorf University (founding student). Law school, Bonn University. Master of Laws degree University of Virginia school of law. Assistant to Professor A. E. Dick Howard. Legal clerkship at the Landgericht Cologne. Assistant district attorney, Cologne. German university of administrative law, Speyer. Intellectual Property law at the University of Muenster. Patent and copyright law, Northwestern university school of law, Chicago. Law offices of Brinks, Hofer, Gilson & Lione, Chicago. Mayer, Brown & Platt, Cologne. Murchison & Cumming, Los Angeles.
Memberships: GRUR, German-American Lawyers Association, GALA, DAJV, International Chamber of Commerce, ICC, Paris (M&A task force).
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